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Like it or loathe it - and most food writers fall into the latter camp - London is full of chain restaurants.
Kew Gardens - or to give its full title The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (not that any Londoner ever uses that) - is one of the capital great days out.
The recipes in the book by Emma Spitzer (Fress is published at £25 by Mitchell Beazley) are beautifully photographed and is often about as far from traditional Jewish cooking as is possible to get.
Iberica, a group of Spanish tapas places in central London (and some other UK cities), is what the British refer to as a "Marmite" choice. You either love it or loathe it.
When someone suggested celebrating a special family birthday at L Atelier de Joel Robuchon in Covent Garden, I was truly sceptical.
My first impressions of The Greek Larder, a relatively recent arrival in the new development to the north of Kings Cross station were not auspicious.
Taberna Etrusca, a restaurant in Bow Churchyard, two minutes walk away from St Paul Cathedral celebrates its fiftieth birthday. And that makes it one of London longest lived eateries.
Belgo is London’s idea of what eating in Belgium is all about. Well, of course, it’s not. Its slogan – Moules -Frites-Bieres (Mussels, Chips, Beers) rather gives most of the menu away.
Borough Market has a world reputation as a super street food venue. It`s deserved.
``Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action``, Ian Fleming wrote in James Bond novel Goldfinger. We found plenty of all three – especially the third – on a visit to Happe…